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[RUNDOWN] Silver girl Petecio to get incentives from PH. What are those?

By Deighton Acuin

PHOTO: Agence France-Presse

Another medalist means more incentives as Filipina boxer Nesthy Petecio is set to bound home to the Philippines with a triumph after clinching one more medal for the country in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.



This came after Petecio was defeated by hometown bet and longtime boxing foe Sena Irie by 0-5 unanimous decision. Despite the loss, she became the first Filipina to win an Olympic medal in boxing.


Just like Gold medalist and weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz, Petecio will be receiving rewards from the government as well as from private companies and individuals due to this history. Explained Philippines tracks down all available incentives that the latter is set to receive as of Tuesday, August 3.

•  ₱5 million from the government via Republic Act 10699 or the National Athletes and Coaches Benefits and Incentives Act;

•  P5 million as pledged by San Miguel Corporation;

•  P5 million from MVP Sports Foundation

•  P2 million from House deputy speaker Mike Romero;

•  P10 million worth of fully furnished condominium unit from Megaworld Corp.;

•  Brand-new House-and-Lot from Ovialand Inc.;

•  A condominium in Davao Park District from Andrew Tan's Suntrust 

•  Unlimited flights for five years pledged by budget airline company AirAsia;

•  60,000 Mabuhay flights per year, lifetime, from Philippine Airlines;

•  Free 25 flights from Cebu Pacific (as pledged to all athletes who join Tokyo games);

•  Free Nestle Products in her hometown, in Santa Cruz, Davao del Sur and NGO of choice as pledged by Nestea;

•  P3 million from Phoenix Philippines through Siklab Atleta Pilipinas Foundation;

•  Free change oil for five years from MC & MOTUL PH;

•  Orthodox mattress and other sleep products from Uratex



Stay tuned for more updates as more brands, restaurants, transport companies, individuals, and private sectors will shower more rewards to Petecio that are now awaiting for her return